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Parenting Great Kids Podcast - Episode 91

Brain Health

with guest Dr. Daniel Amen

Hosted by Dr. Meg Meeker | October 8, 2019 | 44:37 min.

Episode 91 | Making beneficial changes to your brain health. Change your brain. Dr. Daniel Amen
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Today's Guest(s)

Daniel Gregory Amen is an American celebrity doctor who practices as a psychiatrist and brain disorder specialist as director of the Amen Clinics. He is a five-times New York Times best-selling author as of 2012. Amen has built a profitable business around the use of SPECT imaging for purported diagnostic purposes.

https://danielamenmd.com/

EPISODE NOTES

Keeping your brain sharp can seem like a tough task, and to add on top of it your kids’ brains sounds like an impossible task. Just trying to keep up with the day-to-day chaos is mentally challenging, is there a way to improve the function of the brain? Dr. Daniel Amen says, “you are not stuck with the brain you have, you can make it better, and I can prove it.” With all this in mind, Dr. Meeker sits down to talk with Dr. Amen about these things as well as his new book, Change Your Brain, Change Your Grades.

Dr. Amen has helped millions of people change their brains and lives through his health clinics, best-selling books, products and public television programs, and that is why Dr. Meg sits down to talk with him about kids’ and parents’ brains in this episode. Also, if you have a question you want Dr. Meeker to answer, email them to support@meekerparenting.com and listen to future episodes to see if your question is featured!

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0:50 – AD – GREENLIGHT

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1:54 – WELCOME

Dr. Meg introduces the topic “Brain Health 101.” She also teases her conversation with Dr. Daniel Amen as well as her points to ponder.

3:47 – A CONVERSATION WITH DR. DANIEL AMEN (PART 1)

Dr. Meg talks with Dr. Daniel Amen about his new book Change Your Brain, Change Your Grades. They also talk about things you can do to keep your brain healthy.

13:38 – AD – KIWI CO

KiwiCo creates super cool, hands-on projects for kids that make learning about science, technology, engineering, art, and math fun! KiwiCo’s mission is to provide the next generation of innovators with the tools and foundation they need to become creative problem-solvers and critical thinkers. KiwiCo is offering Parenting Great Kids listeners the opportunity to try them for free. Visit kiwico.com/meg to find out more about their projects for kids!

15:21 – AD – ROTHY’S

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17:08 – A CONVERSATION WITH DR. DANIEL AMEN (PART 2)

Dr. Meg talks with Dr. Daniel Amen about his new book Change Your Brain, Change Your Grades. They also talk about things you can do to keep your brain healthy.

39:35 – POINTS TO PONDER

Dr. Meg gives you her points to ponder as you learn more about Brain Health 101.

43:18 – PARENT PEP RALLY

44:05 – FROM THE PRODUCER

Thanks for listening to Episode 91, Brain Health 101 and for helping Dr. Meg’s parenting revolution reach more than FIVE MILLION downloads!

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